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Childhood Mental Illness

A Different Kind of 'Kvelling'

Nancy L. Wolf | Posted 08.21.2014 | Parents
Nancy L. Wolf

Kvelling gets a bit trickier as your kids get older. Especially if your kid happens not to be on the do-not-pass-go direct path from high school to early admission to the elite college of their choice, and then on to a top grad school or impressive first job.

Up To 20 Percent Of Kids In The U.S. Suffer From Mental Disorders

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2013 | Parents

By Atossa Araxia Abrahamian NEW YORK, May 16 (Reuters) - Up to 20 percent of children in the United States suffer from a mental disord...

Addressing the Needs of America's Mentally Ill Youth

Rosalie Greenberg | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Rosalie Greenberg

Our poor handling of mentally ill youth as they enter adulthood is a sad comment on our society. People with mental disorders are not a voting block or disenfranchised group who hold special appeal to our politicians.

What About MY Special Needs Child?

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 07.11.2011 | Religion
Shira Hirschman Weiss

Mental illness is something that we often overlook as a "special need," but there's a need for more offerings within the Jewish community for kids who suffer from anxiety, depression and OCD.

What Goes Around Comes Around

Erica Manfred | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Erica Manfred

Maybe what goes around really does came around. I have not only been the betrayed wife but the other woman. I know how it feels to be in both posit...

PBS's 'This Emotional Life': Attachment, Parenting and Childhood Mental Illness

Ken Duckworth, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ken Duckworth, M.D.

Most children with mental illness respond to standard treatments and interventions and experience relief from their symptoms; for some families, recovery can be a greater challenge.